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Ristorante Donna Orsola

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Via Solis, 89866 Capo Vaticano, Ricadi, Italy
+39 345 693 6812
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7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Everything about the Donna Orsola experience is exceptional from the quirky but beautiful furnishings, to the excellent service and incredible food. The antipasti was the best we've tasted in Calabria and the pasta and fish dishes were superb. The desserts were out of this world and even the coffee was served with tiny choux pastry chocolate buns. A wonderful meal... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Once you find Donna Orsola you will be at first struck by its quirky exterior and decor. The interior of the restaurant is furnished with pieces of antique style furniture - like having a meal in your gran's house. I absolutely loved it!! There is also a beautiful terraced area for al fresco dining but I would recommend making a... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

This is a great little restaurant. It really stands out on above all the rest with a very nice atmophere, perfect staff, great menu and nice presentation.

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Thank Martijn S
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

We ate at Donna Orsola with two friends who thoroughly enjoyed the experience . Our last visit was a few years ago and we were delighted the quality of the food and wine was , as previously , excellent. Will be back Drummond e Bernadette

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Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

We found hits restaurant using the trip advisor app, and made a reservation using The Fork. We dined as a family, everyone enjoyed their meals. The setting was rustic and inviting. The food was delicious, much better than what we had at our local hotel. If we were to visit the area again we would definitely dine here.

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Thank 4labs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Staff is very good Food is very good Deco is very good Thanks it was a perfect moment! It is a must in Capo Vaticano. The best restaurant of the area.

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Thank heredia01
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Best food in Capo Vaticano (and also best food I had in Italy). We ordered an antipasti dish called "Donna Orsola" for 18 euros (serving 2) which I truly recommend! We then ordered one pasta dish and a meat dish for main which was also great! The meal was about 50-60 euros for both of us. We did not order... More 

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Thank Tina R
Woking, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016

A beautiful rustic setting, The lady chef was sooooo friendly and helpful. Nothing was too much trouble.

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2015

Get here for the summer months if you can, because a candlelit table outside is an experience in itself. This restaurant looks typically Italian when you walk in, but the menu goes beyond just that. There is definite 'quality over quantity' with the food, but don't think this is a slice of cordon bleu. They're not the biggest servings you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

Awesome restaurant. Everything was perfect. You must taste chocolate pie, i never eat so amazing dessert. I recomend it for all.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Solis, 89866 Capo Vaticano, Ricadi, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Calabria  >  Province of Vibo Valentia  >  Ricadi  >  Capo Vaticano
  • Phone Number: +39 345 693 6812
Description
In an ancient barn, surrounded by a very quiet garden, we offer the right location for a romantic dinner, a suggestive evening or even for working lunch.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?